LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) - The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the parish's fourth homicide this year.
On Friday at 3:43 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a shooting victim at the LaPlace Discount in the 800 block of Airline Highway. The caller told 911 that the victim came into the store asking for help. He was taken to the hospital, where he died.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the St. John sheriff's tip line at (985) 359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.